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campaign is underway with the aim of discrediting the Georgian army and our accession to NATO", Alasania noted.
On Wednesday, Galeria released its most recent taped recordings, in which Boyko Borisov and the Director of the Customs Agency, Vanyo Tanov, were allegedly involved in a discrediting conversation.
So, basically, if Israel is seriously thinking of discrediting Hamas and Hizbullah, it must work harder on not discrediting the remaining veneer of moderation in Palestine and Lebanon.
What are the chances that Zinedine Zidane headbutted that Italian jerk because the mother of all insults was really just his discrediting ZZ's silky ball skills?
It serves the purpose of discrediting the individual.
s Economist Intelligence Unit also suggests that discrediting Lopez Obrador, a leader so far in election polls, would be a step back in the country's transition toward greater democracy.
In November, Archbishop Waldo Santana of Maracaibo accused the government of discrediting the bishops because they have openly criticized the administration's social and economic record over the past four years.
And the gorgeous 19-year-old, who grew up in Belfast, believes sexy images are discrediting not only the artists but the charts.
During the time that Brown wrote and studied his own culture, Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict were ascending the anthropological throne of intellectual and scholarly authority and were influential in discrediting native informants on the grounds that natives of a culture lack impartiality and objectivity.
They get rich but are viewed by their people as bandit capitalists, discrediting the state's effort to create a market economy and, in many cases, discrediting the idea of capitalism itself.
Andrew Johnson and Richard Nixon) or succeed only in discrediting their parties for a generation (e.
This kind of factual attack is highly potent in court and goes a long way toward discrediting the plaintiff s use of the U.